World Bank president David Malpass will step down from his post at the end of June, US authorities have begun the year looking to further crack down on crypto companies, and Nicola Sturgeon announced her resignation as Scotland’s first minister after a backlash over her strategy for securing independence.

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World Bank president David Malpass to step down in June

US crackdown turns up the heat on crypto market

Nicola Sturgeon quits as Scotland’s first minister

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